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Why Visit Chicago? It’s One of Frommer’s Top 2012 Travel Destinations

Wondering where to take your family on your next vacation? Look no further! According to a recent article written by Frommer’s Chicago is one of their top travel destinations for 2012 and, as a hotel nearby downtown Chicago, our Chicago Lake Shore Hotel has the inside scoop on all the best sites and tourist destinations to make your trip to Chicago the best it can be!

Top Reasons to Visit Chicago according to Frommer’s: Edible Adventures, Shopping and Culture

Located on Lake Michigan, Chicago is a city made up of eclectic neighbourhoods, sophisticated cultudesre, and an amazing variety of foods, tourist sites and top shopping locations to keep your entire party entertained during your visit.

Where to Eat in Chicago

One of the top reasons travellers like to visit Chicago is to experience our many top restaurants and dining gems spread across the city. From Devon Avenue to Argyle Street, there are numerous food locales in Chicago with a variety of styles, flavours and atmospheres for every taste and budget. Culinary tours of the city are available for visiting foodies to help you get acquainted with the many eating options available to Chicago’s many visitors.

What to do in Chicago

Chicago is a city where a visitor would find it difficult to run out of things to do. No matter what you interests or vacation style, whether you’re travelling alone or with family and friends there’s plenty of Chicago attractions for every Chicago visitor to do when visiting our windy city including:

  • City and architectural tours
  • Bike, canoe and even segway tours
  • High-end shopping in Downtown Chicago and the surrounding areas
  • Culinary adventures across the city
  • Scintillating night life
  • Art galleries and well-developed art culture
  • Destination worthy dining
  • World class Chicago museums
  • Chicago’s Navy Pier with, shops, dining as well as beaches


If you decide to visit Chicago based on Frommer’s well-respected opinions, you should plan on finding a hotel that situates you conveniently near all of the above tourist hot-spots. Our Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is a popular Chicago hotel located nearby Downtown Chicago and puts you and your family right at the epicentre of Chicago’s tourist industry. If need an extra incentive to visit Chicago and any of the above tourist recommendations catch your fancy, we have special hotel packages including:

  • Chicago Bicycling Hotel Package
  • Shopping Chicago Hotel Package
  • Family Chicago Hotel Package


Contact our hotel today to learn how we can make your trip to Chicago live up to Frommer’s high recommendations.